It's just eight days until the Feb. 22 municipal election. And if you want to vote early, there's only three more days to fill out a ballot. Last week Eight Forty- kicked off its one-on-one interviews with the candidates for mayor.
Those concerned about the education of Chicago’s young people know the problem isn’t just with our elementary and high schools. Higher education in Chicago is also facing tough times; City Colleges of Chicago may lose hundreds of positions this year.
To get a sense of the education challenges facing Chicago’s next mayor, "Eight Forty-Eight" talked with some of the people most affected. Jeff Wright is a principal at King College Prep, a selective enrollment high school on Chicago’s South Side.
Every Monday "Eight Forty-Eight" looks at some of the issues facing Chicago’s next mayor with the series Mayor Monday. This Monday's topic is transportation. Talk about planes, trains and automobiles is on the docket.